Ultrasound errors to avoid: How important is the report?
Four cases illustrate common errors that can lead to litigation when performing obstetric and gynecologic ultrasound.
Considerations when discussing Essure removal
When a patient is interested in having the device removed, her physician needs to examine several factors before deciding on a surgical approach.
Is it possible to make OB coding less complicated?
The sheer number of code options can be intimidating, but mastering a few concepts can alleviate some of the stress.
Reproductive issues in sickle cell disease
Three cases illustrate the unique challenges ob/gyns face while caring for SCD patients at various life stages.
When a resident’s promise to appreciate nurses is challenged, a conversation with one illustrates how both roles play an integral part in patient care.
Will vacuum delivery go the way of vaginal breech delivery?
Rising cesarean delivery rates along with inadequate training has largely sidelined vacuum deliveries, even though the procedure has its benefits.
Making chronic pelvic pain a little less painful
This review discusses the etiologies, evaluations and management strategies for what can often be a frustrating condition for patients.
Ensuring medications are more affordable without stifling innovation (Part 2)
In the second part of this series, potential solutions to fix the rising drug cost problem are examined.
Which factors predict likelihood of mesh revision?
Rates of revision surgery for mesh midurethral sling placement drop dramatically once a surgeon has reached a certain threshold of annual cases, according to results of a new study.
Study supports noninvasive testing for Down syndrome in twins
Results from a prospective study indicate that cfDNA testing for trisomy 21 may be just as effective in twin pregnancies as singletons.
How likely are adolescents to fill antibiotic prescriptions for STIs?
A recent study indicates that providers may need to rethink their intervention methods when counseling adolescents.
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